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HENRY COUNTY, VA. 139 



HENRY COUNTY 

From its Formation in 1776 to the End of the Eighteenth 
Century, et seq. 



From the records in the clerks office, by C. B. Bryant, Martinsville, Va. 



(continued) 

Lewis Jenkins 12 | 4^ for 16% lbs Bacon to same. 

Jeremiah Sourberry 19 | 10 for 26j4 ditto ditto. 

Henry Page White 18 | for 24 lbs. ditto to Hospital at Henry 
C. H., May, 1781. 

Thomas Jones 7 | 6 for 10 lbs ditto to same. 

Phillip Broshears 1 2 | for 3 bushels Corn & 200 lbs Fodder to 
Lieut. Col. Lee's Legion, G. Carrington, Q. M. P. Legion. 

John Hickey 8 | for 8 Diets furnished Col. Hugh Crockett. 

Collins Hampton ^3 for 300 lbs Beef furnished Capt, Eliphaz 
Shelton's Company on march against the Tories. 

Wm. Faulkner £2 for 200 lbs ditto, to ditto, on ditto. 

Wm. Smith £6. 3. o. for 615 lbs do. to Jesse Heard, Com'sy 
Prov. 

Joseph Martin £2. 7. 3. for 18 bushels Corn & 15 lbs Bacon 
for the use of Lieut. Col. Lee's Legion. 

William West £3. 3 o. for 325 lbs Beef to Capt. Eliphaz 
Shelton's Company on their march against the Tories. 

James Lyon 20 | for 100 lbs Beef to militia on same march. 

Daniel Carlin 2 | 6 for 1 y 2 bushels Corn furnished Capt. Dis- 
sarts Company on their return from Gen 1 Green. 

Also £3. 5. o. for 325 lbs Beef to Capt. Henderson's Com- 
pany on their march against the Tories. Also 6 | for 2^ bus. 
meal. 

William Adams £1. 5. 6. for 34 lbs Bacon to Col. Penn for 
the use of Henry militia. 

George Hamilton ,£4. 14. o. for 375 lbs Beef furnished Jno. 
Salmon, Comrn' of the tax, agreeable to Act of Assembly passed 
in 1780. 

Also 8 I 1 for 10% Bacon for Hospital at Henry Courthouse. 



140 VIRGINIA HISTORICAL MAGAZINE. 

John Loyd £8. i. o. for 16 bbls corn & 12 bundles Fodder for 
the Gen 1 Hospital at Col. Perkins's in Pittsylvania. 

Wm. Mitchell 17 [for 10 Diets & Forage for 14 Horses for 
the Troops under the Command of Brigadier Gen 1 Pickins. 

Thomas Jamerson 15 | 9 for 21 lbs Bacon to Capt. Lanier. 

Also 2 I 6 for 2 Diets & 2 sheaves Oats to Jesse Heard, Com'y 
Prov. 

David Witt £2. 5. o. for 225 lbs Beef to same. 

Also 4 I 6 for 3 Diets & 1 }i gallons Corn to same. 

Wm. Swanson 5 | 6 for 4 Diets & 1% gals Corn to same. 

James Tarrant £5. 10. o. for 350 lbs Beef to same. 

Richard Adams £i, for 400 lbs Beef to same. 

Eliphaz Shelton £8 for 800 lbs Beef to same. 

David Chadwell £6 for 600 lbs Beef to same. 

Nathan Hall £2. 5. o. for 225 lbs Beef to same. 

Wm. Halbert £$ for 300 lbs Beef to same. 

Joseph Anthony £4. 5. o. for 425 lbs Beef to same. 

John Reed £$. 13. for 365 lbs Beef to same. 

Robert Stockton £6. 10. o. for 650 lbs Beef to same. 

James Lyon £$. 5. o. for 325 lbs Beef to same. 

John Cameron £2. 15. o. for 275 lbs Beef to same. 

John Farrel ,£3. 17. 8. for 325 lbs Beef, 10 Diets, 1 bush, 
corn & 8 bun. Fodder to same. 

Israel Standifer 20 | for 100 lbs Beef to same. 

Hamon Critz 6 | for 30 lbs same to same. 

John Rentfro 15 | for 75 lbs same to same. 

Wm. Cowden 15 | for 75 lbs same to same. 

Isbam Blankinship £2. 14. for 216 pasturages for same. 

Robert Bolton 15 | 4 for twice feeding 92 cattle for same. 

Stephen Heard ^3. 11. 3. for 285 pasturages for same. 

George Heard £2. 15. 6 for 222 pasturages for same. 

Humphrey Edmundson £3. 2. 6. for 250 pasturages for same. 

John Hickey 6 | for 6 Diets furnished same. 

John Wells 19 | 6 for 13 Diets & 15 feeds of Horses for same. 

George Carter £$. 4. o. for 320 lbs Beef to same. 

Frederick Fulkerson £4. 8. o. for 440 lbs ditto for ditto. 

Stephen Heard £4. for 226 pasturages, 3 pecks corn & 22 
diats to same. 

Sam' Southerland £6 for 60 bushels corn to same. 



HENRY COUNTY, VA. 141 

Hugh Martin £i. 6. 4. for 132 lbs Beef to same. 

John Alexandria £\. 8. o. for 480 lbs ditto for ditto. 

John Law 13 | for 20 pasturages, 7 Diets & 2 pecks corn to 
same. 

Peter Gilliam £2. 3. 6. for 30 pasturages, 3 bus. Corn & 30 
diets to same. 

John Martin £8. 15. o. for 875 lbs Beef furnished same. 

Elisha Keen £7. 10. o. for 750 lbs ditto to ditto. 

George Heard 21 | for twice feeding 72 head cattle, 6 Diets 
and 6 pecks corn furnished same. 

Sam 1 Southerland £1. 16. 3. for 17 Diets, 20 bush. Oats & 39 
pasturages to same. 

Robert Powell £2. 17. o. for 285 lbs Beef to same. 

Peter Gilliam £6. 5. o. for 625 lbs ditto to ditto. 

Daniel Ward £9. 13. o. for 965 lbs ditto to ditto. 

Frederick Rives £9. 15. o. for 975 lbs ditto to ditto. Also 
£1. 8. 3. for 10 Diets, 5 pecks Corn, }4 bushel Oats, 37 bundles 
corn blades & 150 rough feeds for public cattle to ditto. 

George Gilmore 20 | for 100 lbs Beef to same. 

Peter Gilliam 24 | for 120 ditto to ditto. 

Elisha Estes 6 | for 30 ditto to ditto. 

Peter Gilliam £1. 11. 6. for 30 pasturages, 1 bus. corn & 22 
Diets to same. Also ^5. 6. 6. for 330 pasturages, 22 Diets & 1 
bus. corn to same. 

Thomas Heard 34 | for 34 Diets furnished same. 

Joseph Martin £2. 17. o. for 265 lbs Beef, 2 Diets & 4 gals, 
corn to same. 

Edward Richards £2. 1 1. o. for 34 Diets & forage for 34 horses 
for same. 

John Reed 4 | 6 for 18 Sheaves Oats furnished same. 

Robert Hampton 9 | for 12 lbs Bacon for the Henry Militia. 

John Jonakin 13 | 6 for 18 lbs Bacon for Lt. Col. Lee's Legion. 

James Spratley 10 | 6 for 14 ditto ditto, March, 1781. 

Sherwood Mays 11 | 3 for 15 ditto ditto ditto. 

Thomas Jamerson 20 | — 2 bbls corn, Gen' Hospital at Col. 
Perkin's. 

Joseph Anthony 28 | — 2 bbls & 4 bus. Corn to same. 

Phillip Anglin 30 | for 3 bushels corn furnished the Hospital 
at Guilford Courthouse in North Carolina. 



142 VIRGINIA HISTORICAL MAGAZINE. 

Joseph Anthony n | for i bush. Corn & 9 Diets to Capt. 
Erwin. 

Susannah Reynolds 7 \ 6 for 10 lbs Bacon for Henry Militia. 

Charles Finch 26 | — 2 bbls corn & 200 lbs Fodder for same. 

John Briscoe 16 | 6 for 22 lbs Bacon for same on march to 
Gen 1 Green. 

Daniel Carlin 6 | for 3 Bushels Corn to Capt Moore's Company 
on their march to join Gen 1 Green in No. Carolina. 

Wm. George 17 | 6 for 18 lbs Bacon & upper leather for a 
pair of shoes for the use of the Hospital at Henry Courthouse. 

Richard Adams 14 | 6 for 18 lbs Bacon for Henry Militia. 

Daniel Carlin 4 | for 3 pecks Corn & pasturage for 5 Horses 
furnished Capt. Paris's Comp'y ag'st the Tories. 

Also 2 I for 1 Bus. Corn furnished Gen 1 Pickins's Brigade. 

Also 20 I for one gallon Brandy furnished Maj' Joseph Cloyd 
of Montgomery on his march ag'st the Tories. 

Wm. Finch is allowed 25 | for 2*4 barrels corn furnished a 
Brigade of Publick Waggons from Peytonsburg to Charlotte No. 
Carolina. 

Hainan Critz £2. 4. 9. for 2 Bush. Corn & 33 lbs Bacon for 
Brigade of Wagons belonging to Gen 1 Sumter. 

George Mabry ^3. 5. o. for 200 lbs Pork Hospital at Henry 
Courthouse. 

Wm. Gardnor £1. 9. 3. for 52 lbs Bacon for use at same. 

Matthew Small 18 | 7 for 24^ ditto for ditto. 

Wm. Alexander £1. 12. 9. for 43 lbs ditto for ditto. 

Rowland Salmon 6 | 9 for 9 lbs ditto for ditto. 

Jeremiah Burnett £1. 9. 3. for 39 lbs ditto for ditto. 

Joseph Scales £1. 17. 9. for 229 Bundles Blades & 7 bushels 
Corn furnished the Henry Militia marching to join Gen 1 Green. 

George Rogers 4 | for 3 Diets & 1 2 Bundles Blades furnished 
to H. Armstrong in conveying Lead to Gen 1 Green. 

Frederick Reives £2. 13. 3. for 71 lbs Bacon furnished Capt. 
James Cowden for the use of the Henry militia. 

John Fontaine, Esq', Capt., resigned, and John Alexander is 
appointed in his room, John Parr, 1st Lieut., Reuben Payne, 
Ensign. 

The case of Ryan vs. Rowland's Ex'ors is referred to Patrick 
Henry, Esqr. 



HENRY COUNTY, VA. 143 

Archalaus Hughes & Abraham Penn, Esq", are appointed to 
settle the Depreciation of what money run at after June, 1781, 
& make report. 

John Salmon & John Dillard, Esq™ allowed 15 j each for 
assessing the Coinm" Lands in the South Battalion. 

Robert Woods & William Tunstall, Esq", allowed 15 | each 
for assessing the Comm" Lands in the North Battalion. 

George Hairston allowed ^13 for 26 days service of Wagon 
& Team for militia from this county to Gen 1 Green in 1781. 

John Pinkard 8 | for 1 Peck Corn & 8 Diets to Com" of Pro- 
visions. 

Henry Dillion 30 | for a Gun impressed from him for the use 

of the militia when ordered to join the Marquis De La Fayette. 

John Furguson 15 | 8 for 20 Sheaves Oats & 2 bushels corn 

for the guards with the British prisoners from the Southward to 

Winchester in November, 1781. 

Also 6 I 9 for 9 lbs Bacon to Militia on march to join Gen 1 
Green. 

Joseph Scales £15. 17. 3. for 4 bushls corn, 840 sheaves Oats, 
212 lbs Bacon & 3)4 bushls meal to Q. M. of Lt. Col. Lee's 
Legion, March, 1781. 

Robert Powell 50 | for 3 Hhds., 33 Diets & 1 bush, corn to 
Com' Prov. 

Peter Guilliam 53 | for 9 Hhds. & 2 bushls wheat to same. 
John Rowland's Ex'ors £2. 11. 3. for Beef & Bacon to the 
Militia when ordered to So. Carolina to join General Gates in 
July, 1780. 

Robert Sherwood £2. 19. 8. for 358 wt. Flour on march to 
Gen 1 Green. 

Josiah Carter 42 | for saddle for use at Gen 1 Hospital at Henry 
C. H. 

Wm. Poore ,£24. 15. o. for a Horse impressed when ordered 

out against the Tories in the Hollow & died on the expedition. 

Joseph Anthony £2. 9. 2. for 3 bushels Corn, 32 bundles 

Fodder, 24 lbs Bacon & 4^ Gallons Whiskey to Q. M. of Lt. 

Col. Lee's Legion. 

Thomas McKain £1. 14. 6. for making and putting on 10 pre. 
Horse shoes & 1 doz. Halter Rings furnished the same. 



144 VIRGINIA HISTORICAL MAGAZINE. 

James Spencer is allowed £6 for 1 2 days of his Waggon & 
Team on the march to York in Sept'r 1781. 

Also 12 I 6 for 19 lbs dryed Beef, yi bus. meal, 2 bushels & 
10 Sheaves Oats for same at the same time. 

Also 10 I for 60 Sheaves Oats furnished Wm. Graves, W. C. 
for Wm. McCraw A. Q. M. of Continental Stores at Peytons- 
burgh. 

Also £$. 5. o. for 325 lbs Beef furnished Commissary of Pro- 
visions. 

Also £i&. 16. 6. for Pasturage for 60 Beeves 24 days, 10 Diets 
& forage for 13 Horses for same. 

Also £1. 12. o. for two Waggons & Teams hauling to British 
Prisoners. 

Also 8 Diets for the Guard under Commissary Hyme, Feb'y, 
1781. 

Also ^3 for a Rifle Gun impressed by Capt. Henderson for 
use against the Tories, and lost. 

George Hairston 18 | for 9 Bushels corn furnished militia when 
against the Tories in the year 1780. 

Also 45 I for a Gun furnished Capt. Jonathan Hanby for his 
company ordered to Ninety Six in 1781 & lost at 96. 

Joel Harbour £$. 14. 8. for 360 lbs Beef, 1 Peck Meal, 2 
bundles Fodder & 2 Diets to Jesse Heard Com'y of Provisions. 

Wm. Blevins, Jr., £g for a Rifle Gun impressed by Capt. 
David Lanier to join Gen 1 Green in March, 1781, & lost. 

Haman Critz, Sen r , 45 | for smooth bored Gun taken by Capt. 
John Dillard in March, 1781, & lost. 

Wm. Blevins, S r , 45 | for smooth bored Gun taken by Capt. 
David Lanier on his march to Gen 1 Greene in March, 1781. 

John Marr £4. for Waggon & Team 8 days in going to the 
aid of Marquis De Lafayette. 

Benj. Potter £6. 16. o. for Rifle Gun & shot bag taken by 
Capt. Tully Choice going to the aid of Gen 1 Greene. 

Thomas Hill 9 | 9 for 13 lbs Bacon furnished the Hospital at 
Henry Courthouse, April, 1781. 

(to be continued)